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with a boiling temperature of -195.8 degrees celsius, nitrogen compose

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With a boiling temperature of -195.8 degrees celsius, nitrogen composes approximately 78 percent of the volume of the atmosphere.

A. nitrogen composes approximately 78 percent of the volume of the atmosphere
B. nitrogen is composing the volume of 78 percent of of the atmosphere
C. the atmosphere is approximately 78 percent nitrogen , as measured by volume.
D. nitrogen is composed of 78 percent of the atmosphere's volume.
E. the atmosphere is composed, in terms of volume, of 78 percent nitrogen

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with a boiling temperature of -195.8 degrees celsius, nitrogen composes approximately 78 percent of the volume of the atmosphere.

A. nitrogen composes approximately 78 percent of the volume of the atmosphere
B. nitrogen is composing the volume of 78 percent of of the atmosphere
C. the atmosphere is approximately 78 percent nitrogen , as measured by volume.
D. nitrogen is composed of 78 percent of the atmosphere's volume.
E the atmosphere is composed, in terms of volume, of 78 percent nitrogen



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With a boiling temperature of -195.8 degrees celsius, nitrogen composes approximately 78 percent of the volume of the atmosphere.

A. nitrogen composes approximately 78 percent of the volume of the atmosphere -- correct
B. nitrogen is composing the volume of 78 percent of of the atmosphere
C. the atmosphere is approximately 78 percent nitrogen , as measured by volume.
D. nitrogen is composed of 78 percent of the atmosphere's volume. -- Meaning change -atmosphere contains nitrogen not vv
E the atmosphere is composed, in terms of volume, of 78 percent nitrogen
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